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about revenue, cuts, whatever it may be if president obama floats chain cpi like he did before, that's reindexing down -- >> he won't do it. >> he did it before. >> he did it for ten minutes and then his budget director and chief of staff, jack lew, who is going to the treasury department, who is not qualified to that position just backed out. he caved in to the left wing of the democratic party in the senate. i think that's a good divisive issue for republicans. that's how they divide democrats. we have a couple of them, on guns and entitlements. i don't know what got into boehner today. he's too pessimistic. >> i think he's a realist. he famously told harry reid to go and do something that we can't say on the air during the fiscal cliff talks. so, no, the speaker is in high spirits and heeps got a -- he's got a lot more support today -- >> where is this annihilation talk today? >> larry, usually when you no longer have the prospect of a reelection, you become less partisan. he's just trying to nullify his base and check the boxes of those who helped him cross the finish line pip wo
spending. let's reform entitlements. let's get the deficit down. big picture stuff that never really surfaced in the obama administration. >> it absolutely didn't. and again, perhaps that's a reason the council is going away. the recommendations that -- the big picture items that the council recommended were never really adopted by the obama administration, never pursued, despite the fact that these are people the president appointed and had significant business experience. and somebody again that would lend credibility to us as republicans and democrats in congress as a way to come together to get this country's economy moving. in my view, the situation has not changed. in fact, as we saw by the numbers you just reported, the lack of jobs, the slowing of the economy are still here, perhaps getting more evidence that things are going in the wrong direction, not the right direction. and all the more reason to have something to coalesce around the darn partisanship of washington, d.c. and the differences between congress. and i could say every time i say to my democratic colleagues tha
. obama had two rebates that didn't work. people know it's not permanent and pay down their credit cards but doesn't affect spending. got to go. hang on. when we come back you can whack at me. we got two major earnings reports out after today's close bell. we begin with microsoft, john joins us with the details. >> reporter: microsoft turned in solid results. revenue just a little bit short of expectations at 21.46 billion dollars. eps a penny better at 76 cents. microsoft says when you count deferred revenue thing are actually a little bit better than that. a couple of highlights. windows, the windows group did better than expected at 5.8 billion in revenue. the business division did a little shy at 5.7. now jane wells has a little bit on starbucks, another big company. jane? >> reporter: john, shares have been up after hours. they were up over 3% at one point. starbucks reported its best holiday ever, best earnings per share ever at 57 cents. improving operator margins to 16.6%. stronger comp sales in the u.s. and china and the company says the turn around in europe is under way. but t
, the indications right now are going to have a lot more details. there are a lot of people down there, there are a lot of families who are worried right now. that will change significantly the calculus of the obama administration with regard to iran in the years ahead. >> how does that change the calculus? you think because it will weaken the iranian program? was this israeli operation as you put it that effective? >> very effective right now. the information, larry, again, we're going with what we have. very effective. chiefly because iran cannot now complain that israel attacked its secret nuclear weapons program, one that it isn't supposed to have. also, we know that the obama administration is in active conversation with the supreme leader right now for a grand bargain. significant detail here. the attack took place, the day before the israeli election. the day before benjamin netanyahu was returned to make -- to form a government. he is now forming a government. this is huge news in israel. all of the television stations will be going with it tomorrow, the newspapers are going wi
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